U.S. House of Representatives Small Business Committee

January 29, 2019 by TWN Staff

Chairman: Rep. Nydia Velazquez (D-NY)

Ranking Member: Rep. Steve Chabot (R-OH)

Below is the roster for the Small Business Committee during the 116th Congress.

Democratic Majority

Abby Finkenauer (IA)

Jared Golden (ME)

Andy Kim (NJ)

Jason Crow (CO)

Sharice Davids (KS)

Judy Chu (CA)

Marc Veasey (TX)

Dwight Evans (PA)

Brad Schneider (IL)

Adriano Espaillat (NY

Antonio Delgado (NY)

Chrissy Houlahan (PA)

Republican Minority

Amata Coleman Radewagen (AS)

Trent Kelly (MS)

Troy Balderson (OH)

Kevin Hern (OK)

Jim Hagedorn (MN)

Pete Stauber (MN)

Tim Burchett (TN)

Ross Spano (FL)

John Joyce (PA)

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